Dorothea Crewdson et al. in Wimereux - 24 December, 1916

from Diary of Dorothea Crewdson, 28 Dec. 1916, pages 193-194:

Xmas Eve - with all its preparations and arrangings for the next day and its rather clouded pleasure by the departure of all the convalescents except the rather tottery ones. The poor men could have stayed quite well as far as any rush was concerned and joined in all the festivities, as we hoped they were going to do. After supper we carolled as arranged, Friend leading on violin, Ellis in forefront with her fine voice and the rest of us tailing out behind. We started our tour through J and K huts and made a bold beginning, but the violinist made a very brisk pace and we stepped along through…   more >>
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Dorothea Crewdson, Diary of Dorothea Crewdson, 28 Dec. 1916. In Richard Crewdson (ed.), Dorothea's War (London, 2013), p. 193-194. accessed: 19 July, 2024

location of experience: Wimereux


Listening to

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Christmas carols
written by Bach

Experience Information

Date/Time 24 December, 1916
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors


Dorothea was working at No. 32 Stationary Hospital, Wimereux.

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Wed, 07 May 2014 14:47:56 +0100